Cristiano Ronaldo records fastest top speed at World Cup in Russia

first_img Ronaldo reached an impressive 34 km/h during Portugal’s draw with Spain, the fastest of any player after the first round of games 2 After the first round of fixtures was completed, FIFA collated together all their statistics and found that Ronaldo recorded the fastest speed of all 736 players at the tournament.Peru star Luis Advincula came closest to reaching the former Manchester United man, he clocked a top speed of 33.8 km/h as they narrowly lost to Denmark.Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku was also not far off Ronaldo, he reached a top speed of 32.8 km/h during his side’s thrashing of Panama in their Group G game.However, Argentina captain Lionel Messi failed to reach the dizzying heights of his rival – registering a top speed of just 25 km/h (even slower than Barcelona teammate Sergio Busquets). 2 Ronaldo celebrates scoring his fourth goal of the tournament against Morocco The Portugal forward is not just leading in the speed charts; he is also the top scorer in Russia.After his hat-trick heroics against the Spanish, Ronaldo scored a diving header against Morocco to take his tally to four at this summer’s Finals.In doing so, it means he has now scored more international goals than any other European player in history. Cristiano Ronaldo has recorded the fastest top speed at the World Cup in Russia this summer at the age of 33.The Real Madrid star reached a top speed of 34 km/h during the 3-3 draw with Spain, a game in which he scored a hat-trick.last_img read more

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